for commercial photographers
‘Jamie is the only person I trust to provide solid, reliable, current information about commercial photography.’
– Carol Baker, Photographer
All the information new and established commercial photographers need to:
•determine photography and licensing fees
•market to get new clients
•prepare for commercial photo shoots
•negotiate with clients
•create a self-supporting career
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The Business of Commercial Photography Course
Learn everything you need to know about pricing, licensing, marketing, contracts & more, all one place.
MEET OUR FOUNDER JAMIE PIPER
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She’s a commercial photographer too.
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‘I have not met other photographers who are so forthright and open with the knowledge that they had to work so hard to obtain. Jamie has given us the tools, we just need to use them!’
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On our blog you’ll find in-depth educational articles about the business of commercial photography that will get you up to speed and out the door.
Commercial Photography Cancellation Fee, Why, How Much & When
How to calculate your cancellation fee and when to charge it.
What to Charge for a Commercial Photography Advance
Plus the differences between a deposit, retainer and advance.
Do’s & Don’ts for Commercial Photography Assistants
Ten different commercial photographers dos and don’ts for assistants.
Why Commercial Photographers Should Approach ‘Work-for-Hire’ and ‘Full Buyout’ Shoots With Extreme Caution
Plus definitions for work-for-hire, full buyout, copyright and usage.
10 Ways To Get Started in Commercial Photography
Practical, simple advice for photographers looking to get started with commercial photography
Commercial Photography Pricing: A Three-Part Educational Series
Commercial photography pricing series articles.
9 Great Resources for Calculating Commercial Photography Usage Fees
Eight invaluable resources for calculating commercial photography resource fees.
What is a Commercial Photography Licensing / Usage Fee?
Licensing & usage fees explained.
How to Calculate Commercial Photography Fees
A deep dive into pricing and calculating commercial photography fees.
“After making my living in commercial photography for 38 years, I realized my pricing and business practices had stagnated – to my detriment. Another photographer told me of her appreciation for Jamie’s educational and informational approach. In only a few short months, Jamie Piper has revolutionized my approach to essential business practices.”
– Jeff Behm
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